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Nurserymen's Association Says
Work Should Be Taken From
County's Hands
Fresno Man Elected President;
Next Convention To Be Held
in That City
OAKLAND, Nov. B. —Members of the
California Association of Nurserymen,
at the convention here today, passed
resolutions Indorsing the enactment by
legislature in placing inspec
tion under state, rather than county.
■ roL
was taken because it
d that the multiplicity
inspection laws in Califor-
C vs. unjust rulings and
" -:g in arbitrary regula
; - of bitterness between
the var'nus counties and restraining
rippling development.
It was ,-ilso received that the or
ganizat:<!i place itself in a position to
I the proposition to the incom
The resolutions committee also
pledged the support of the organization
to the present federal inspection law
and to the federal authorities in meas
ures looking towards an equitable in
forcement of the provisions of the law.
The coming- conventions of the Amer
n Nurserymen's association and the
annual meeting of the Pacific. Coast
association were supported through
The last business session •
with election of off: ' owe:
President, P. H. Wilson of Fresno;
vice presidents, John Vallance, Oak
land; W. V. Eberly. Xiles; J. K. Berg
holdt, Fred Howard, Los Angeles, and
A. Wheeler of Pan Jose. Henry Kruck
enberg was re-elected secretary treas
urer, and the following will comprise
the executive committee: D. W.
I'oolidge, Pasadena; W. T. Kirkman,
Fresno, and Max J. Crow of Gilroy.
In an address Prof. A. J. Cook, state
horticultural commissioner, asked that
a committee of three be appointed to
confer with him regarding necessary
legislation. The committee comprises
Fred Howard of Los Angeles, George
C. Roeding of Fresno and W. V. Eberly
of Xiles.
A larere delegation attended the sec
ond session in the Chamber of Com
merce. It was opened by the president,
"W. V. Eherly of Nilee. Interesting ad
dressr-s were delivered by prominent
members of the association and by
state horticulturists.
r~ A paper on "Quarantine and Inspec
tion; Its Control" was read by Howard
Rowley, editor of the California
Fruit Grower, of San Francisco. Row
ley told of the efforts to establish
quarantine in California and the diffi
culties in the way of securing success
of the movement. He told of benefits
ruing from a practical exercise
power In preventing the spread of
and In concluding stated some
advanced reforms which are needed
and which would greatly benefit
t-rymen. lit paid:
"There should be more uniform laws
and understanding between the coun
ties and the state. At present every
inty has laws of its own and the
banding is more social than
• t ween the county and
ite commissioners. Much confusion
I arisen from the present condition
: '.hero should be sOßie head which
would have general authority in which
the nurserymen and others would have
Frank T, Bwett, horticultural com
moner of Contra Costa county, read
paper on "The Square Deal In the
Inspection of stock."
An interesting talk was given by
Frof. A. J. Cook of Sacramento, state
horticultural commissioner. on the
<•. ork of that body. He told of the
fight against tho yellow scale, the
i us fly, the potato eel worm and
other pests.
An address on "Uniform Inspection
Laws" was delivered by O. E. Bremner,
former state quarantine officer.
O. Smith of tli# pathological
laboratory, William T. Kirkland of
Fresno, W. R. Wood of Los Angeles
and J. W, Jeffrey of Sacramento, all
-I interesting papers on various
branches of the industry.
T;. ports were received from special
■nmittees. The next convention was
awarded to Fresno.
This evening the visiting delegates
it. rtained at an old fashioned
m dance and party ;\t> tho nurseries
of the C. C. Morse company. Tomor
row's program JneludM an automobile
I trip to points of interest ;i
east bay shore.
i 3& viordon Dies Unexpectedly in
Berkeley Home
. KKLEY. !I<-art disease
iiis morning , of Jo
Gordon, a pioneer and veteran news
paper man, in his apartments in the
1 i ■
He complained of being ill, and re
; homo, and whili • in a
. ercotne, and died.
• lordon was horn at Pensarola. Fla., j
rind came to California in 1849. He!
I In various pursuits, and j
ly days entered the news
business in San Francisco. For
many years he was known well as an
advertising expert on various papers.
1 ntil the San Francisco fire in 1906
he lived in San Francisco. He leaves a
widow. Funeral services will be held
In .(ainieson & N'iehaus' chapel at 1
o'cloi . v afternoon.
ALAMKHA, Nov. s.—Augustin Daly's
play, nted before a
large ;phian hall to
night ■ j from the June
'13 class of the Aiameda school.
The various roles were assumed by
Wendell Hauch, Austin Eimer. Hay
ward Thomas, J,eroy Krusi, Kenneth
Lopan, Truman Miller, Klmer Stone,
Adeline Tnye, Irene Wuerz, Audrey
BperiiT. Tlif music was furnished !>y
an orchestra directed l»y Kussell
were Victor
Schott, Qulnto Alfred
Powell, Maim LangetroU} a-nd Walter
Operatic Singer Is a Bride
Berlin Stage Sets Romance
Oakland Girl Married
To Noted Conductor
In German City
OAKLAND, Nov. 1 — Miss Helen
Stiles, well known in musical circles
in Oakland, has been married to Adolph
Friede, first orchestral conductor of the
Fredrlch Wilhefm theater, Berlin, ac
cording: to a cablegram received by her
PR rente, Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Stiles, 535
Thirty-second street, this city. Her
rise in opera In Berlin has been rapid
and she now is appearing in important
at the Fredrick "Willielm theater.
It waj shortly after her engagement
at the theater that she met Friede, who
fell in love with her. The marriage is
the result of the stage romance.
Miss Stiles was formerly a pupil of
Mrs. Olive Reed Cushman of 1517 Fil
bert street. She appeifred in several
concerts around the bay and gave
promise of becoming , a great singer.
When she sang for Mrae. Gadski she
was advised by that artist to go to
Germany. Accordingly her mother took
her to that country.
She began her studies under Frederic
Warren and later sang before Willy
X'ordeau, impresario at the Fredrich
Wilhelm theater, who was delighted
with her voice and engaged her.
Frlede Iβ a graduate of the Leipzig
university and speaks several lan
guages. He stands high as an orches
tral director.
Right Is Questioned to Gifts Left
by Father
OAKLAND, Xov. S.—Whether Mrs.
Genevieve Brennan was entitled to a
piano and the household furniture and
an interest in the estate of her father,
the late G. Peladeau, or to his entire
holdings in an extensive ■ tract in
Emeryville, is a question to be deter
mined, in a suit filed today by her sis
ter. Mrs. Mary I. .Harrigan.
Mrs. Harrigan alleged the will di
vided the real property between them,
but gave Mrs. Brennan the piano and
household property as a special gift.
The will was dated October 14, this
year, Peladeau died November 1. and
the deed which is questioned was tiled
November 4, according to the com
OAKLAND, Xov. B.—Frank Lewis, a
pawnbroker, filed suit to enjoin the city
and the chief of police from enforcing
the ordinance prohibiting- the sale of
second hand goods after 6 o'clock at
night. Lewis was arrested on a charge
of Violating the ordinance. Attorney
Louis Glickman said Lewis sola new
goods after 6 o'clock and tint that
was the ground for the arrest. The
action will test the constitutionality
of the ordinance.
A T.AM EDA, Xov. B.—-Funeral services
for George W r . Baker Jr.. graduate of
Stanford and business man, who was
drowned Sunday with Wallace C. Rosen
berg while duck hunting in the
south of the city, will be held tomorrow
morning in an undertaking chapel con
ducted by a clergyman from San Jose,
the home town of Baker's parents. The
body will be cremated in Oakland.
Fourteenth and I*4[ M t m Mm Ma*r*£S m *Jt\ Fourteenth and
Fifteenth Sf\ • J \eSGl* Fifteenth
Saturday Millinery Offering
i A Sample Line Just Arrived
ft $5, $8.75, and $10 Asked for Hats
1 That Were $10, $17.50 and $20.00
T»g|B|sßßßljfc >jf A special purchase of high-grade Hats from the famous
$£&-. - r -'-*'' mMjT house of Fisk—closed out to us at the end of the wholesale mil-
linery season.
jom MB "* WJFm Chic, jaunty hats made of heavy silk pile velvet plush, bro
'i in i iff Pl ■' ' cades, taffetas and tapestry trimmed with gold applique, fur,
gold and silver ornaments, quaint hand-made roses, beaded ef
fects, ostrich bands and imported ribbons.
The shapes are turbans, large French sailors, soft collapsi
ble streets and oblong effects. Included also are stylish auto-
mobile bonnets made of suede and embroidered in gold and cov
7/ / $ ered with heavy veils. Suitable for summer or winter wear.
~, Trr The Corset Sale
Wool Dresses sun 0,, om
For the Little Girls Disposal of Kabo, \V. 8., La Grecqiie, Milla
and Lois Corsets at prices nearly half their
taken from their boxes, and you'll be rea l worth. An unprecedented value-giving
astonished when you see the low prices we event brought about by a stock adjustment.
have given them. si.oo kabo corsets for e»<?
v i ~ ~ ~,.,., *i.:h> kabo corsets for hj>c
rrocks that the most particular little srirl *:.oo .a\d mo kabo corsrts for $i.3r.
will like for their rimnino- Qtvlp ttiH thp valn*» r2 ' r,o A>l> * :t - r, ° KA "° fORSETS for »,. 75
v>hi jii\c iur uicir cunning si>ie ana tne \aiue 54.00 kabo corsets for *■• #> 5
of which will appeal strongly to her" mamma. gg fef l ,2J^ggS^gJ r f. ron .. :;;:;;;;;; JJ-*J|
A dozen styles from which to select. Rio I'Oi's'consETs for ..",'.'.'. '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. '.^'.^s
For Children Bto 14 Years Flannelette Nightgowns $1 00
Fashionable black and white checks, navy blue n~i~~7* ~± I * v ' vr
pprge, and brown ami red clialHs, all made in pretty opeCiaiiy rTlCed al .... JB.
styles, some trimmed with contrasting colors, some .^
with sailor collars and patent leather belts—all of Made of grood quality Flannelette with pink or blue
correct cut and finish. Prices— stripes. Round or V neck.
$4.25, $5.75, $6.50 to $16.00 Muslin NightgOWHS
For Wee Tots 2 to 6 Years <snmnl*> / mr Hnr Third i /»ccr
Th, prettiest little dresses imaginable, including sample LttlC U/IC I tlirQ LeSS
stratgrht one-piece styles with box plaits and belts and Made of pood quality nainsook or marquisette, in
with front embroidered in colors; also brown sersre high neck, Y-neik, square and slipover styles. Ijong
Middy l>resses with white serg:.- collars ami white or *'">rt Daintily trimmed with embroidery
fr.int lac<\ Many other styles In serge with plaited or la, '■ >^ ;lle prices range Oftr , +rfc CC f\t\
skirts. Prices range from §2.73 to *."..-,■; from "Ot l\J *pu,\J\J
Mrs. Adolph Friede, formerly
Miss Helen Stiles, whose success
ful operatic career in Berlin recent
ly led to her marriage to a noted
German conductor.
RICHMOND. Xov. R.—The convention
of the Contra Costs County Teachers'
institute will be -held in Richmond
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday .of next week. The city will
welcome the visitor's and many social
affairs are being arranged.
Some of the best educators in
fornia will attend and Important
jects will be bundled. The speakers
for the opening day will be William 11.
Han lon, eounfy superintendent of
schools; F. K. Barthel, D. F. Jones,
I*ewi.s B. Avery. Miss Gertrude Payne,
K. C. Bentley and D. H. Jones.
For the second day William C.
Woods, Miss Anna Wletmlk J. C Tern
pleton and several Others wilJ be on
the platform. The speakers Thursday
will be Edward Hyatt, superintendent
of public instruction in California;
Prof! C. E. Rugh and Dr. R. G. €soone.
The session will close Friday after ad
dresses by Prof Thomas H. Reed, Miss
Kffie Mi Fadden, Mrs. F. G. Buehnell
and P. C. Evans.
Banquets will be given the techers
and several sight seeing tours have
been arranged.
Society Leaders Touring Atlan=
tic and Alien Lands Coming
Home Christmas
OAKLAND, Nov. 8. —Already the
spirit of the holidays possesses society
and plans are being made for the
family reunions which figure so import
antly in the yuletlde festivities.
Miss Eliza McMullin will reach Cali
fornia In time to spend Christmas with
her mother, after an absence of more
than a year in Europe. Miss Chrissie
Taft will also cross the ocean in time
to reach Oakland for the holidays. Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Hubbard, who are
spending several days in Boston, will
join their kinsfolk late this montjh.
After an extended sojourn on the
Atlantic coast. Miss Ethel Valentine
will also be welcomed preceding- Christ
mas. Mr. and Mrs. J. Walter Scott and
Miss Adele Scott will arrive from their
oriental tour Christmas week. A house
party at their summer place in Inver
ness is being , planned by Mr. and Mrs.
George Dornin and Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Ross Childs over Thanksgiving.
Mrs. Frank C Havens is coming to
the coast to celebrate the holidays and,
as usual, will preside at an elaborate
family reunion at "Wildwood."
Cambridge will be the setting for the
Soule family gathering this year nt
Christmas, Mr. and Mrs. Beach Soule
ami their children joining Mrs. Elisa
beth Beach Soule, Miss Bacon and Doug
lass Boole ever the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Waldron will
also spend the yuletide on the Atlantic
coast. They will be accompanied on
their pastern pleasure trip by Miss Mar
jorio "Waldron.
In Vermont Mrs. Valentine Hush will
be honored at the holiday feast in the
heme of her daughter, Mrs. Richard
Mrs. Charles D. Bates Sr. will spend
Christmas in Berlin with her daughter,
Mrs. George Martin.
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Macdermot have
arranged a trip which will keep them in
New York over the holidays. Mrs. Pren
tiss Selby. Miss Edith Belby, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Lampson Brown and several
others of Oakland's smart set also will
be there.
Miss Anne Spring will entertain next
Saturday at the complimentary "tea in
honor of Miss Hazel Palmanteer, who
will join the ranks of the season's
brides. Many of the younger set have
been asked to meet Miss Palmanteer.
* * *
Mrs. rharlcs Wingate will entertain
Tuesday at luncheon, followed by
bridge, her guests, numbering the dozen
matrons who are meeting fortnightly
in a card club. Covers will be laid for:
Mrs. Winjjate |M». Bpeoee Black
Mr*. William G. Hen- Mis. 1..,,n Oar*
Mrs. K<l\var<i Hale
Mrs' Virtor H. Mqt-' Campbell
" ~a | f Mrs. Bdaee i\ Adams
Mr.-. Roriißrrt Ranaome Mrs. John MvNoar.
i Mrs. WickUam Haren
* * *
Society is welcoming homo Mrs. T. .1.
Wrampelmeier and Miss Ethel Wram
pelmeier, who Yfeeh abroad for
the last year. the bay
cities last honor of the
young debutante a ~suc<-pssion*of affairs
will be given later in the season.
* # ♦
Mrs. Burr Eastwood was a bridge
hostess of the afternoon, asking a few
friends to share the hospitality of her
Piedmont home for an informal hour
about the card tables.
* * *
The first dance of the WJnter As
sembly, the newly organized dancing
club, which is the successor of the
Junior Assembly, will take place next
Friday evening in Maple hall and will
be largely attended by the younger set.
Women Will Cheer U.C. Team
Alumnae Gather for Big Game
Miss Alice Porlerfield, one of
the alumnae of the State university,
t>ho was a speaker at the reunions
of classes.
It will be followed by three dances
December 6, December 27 and Feb
ruary 7.
The patronesses are:
Mrs. William Itijrh ! Mrs. Kdear Stone
Mis. I-Mwhhl M. Wnlsh Mrs. Louis (Vxkroft
Mr*. I.'.iiis ChirardelM I Mrs. George r.ornpniarm
Mrs. C. W. Amirs Jr. I
* * *
Mr. and lira. Bernard P. Miller arc
giving Tip the residence in Fourth
avenue heights which they have occu
pied several years, to take possession
of a home higher in the East Oakland
Alameda Activities •
ALAMEDA. Nov. S,—Mrs. I. X. Chap
man, state regent of the Daughter! of
the American Revolution, was the
guest of honor at an elaborate recep
tion held this afternoon from 3 to 5
o'clock at the home of Mrs. P. A. Jor
dan in* San Antonio avenue. Mrs
Frank Otis and Mrs. Chapman headed
the reception committee, which con
sisted of Mrs. L. I* Gillogly and Mrs.
Fred. C. Baker, past regents of Copa
de Oro chapter of this city; members
of the several chapters In the bay
cities and several officers 'of the state
chapter. The national colors were con
spicuous in the decorations. A string
orchestra, consisting of Miss Edna
i'»<hva!ader, violin;' Miss Mabel Stier
lin, cello, and Miss Grace Hendricks,
piano, played during the reception
* * #
Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, the noted
suffragist worker, who is the house
ffu*et of Mrs. Herman Krusi, was the
honored guest at a dinner at the
Krusl home in Central avenue last
evening. The other guests were Mr.
and Mrs-. Stetson Hynes of San Fran
cisco, Mrs. A. McMullen of South Xor
walk, Conn., S. M. Hedges of Seattle,
Miss Eleanore Webster of Fresno. Mrs.
Mary Parkhurst, Mrs. Maryly Krusi,
Mrs. Prise!lla Krusi and Leroy Krusi.
Hi' w The popularity of Ghirardeili's Cocoa |\ I
H| an inch. Sometimes the rate of increase lSFl't gTOWlllg" by iflChcS. bllt by \V \
■ffflp Hickory treee weet of the Allegheny moun- l£3.pS 3.11Q UOUIICIS. 1 fllS lriCrCclS" j \ NT ,
I ghanies it takes almost six years to grow an VP3TS of TDS-inStS-lcin^ , " rnrp illlfl \CC\ \ \
Ura all locaJitiea are practically the same. Pop- thought 111 prodUClllgf 3. pCffCCt
H — 21 fm £H 111 C ■ ' //
jim nil C%JL /
satisfies particular women because it's the ym
■wfßlf essence of goodness and purity. And it is \+
pia beverages that can be given to children *U
\lrjM®m note c iniprovement in their health. y
1 Since 1852 GHIRARDELLI CO. ' San Francisco /
Annual Class Dinners
And Reunions at the
State University
SP f^E*C¥SP!?
RKRKELEY, Nov. S.—More than 150
women graduates of the University of
California, many of whom came from
j the southern and northern parts of the
! state for the intercollegiate football
I game, gathered this evening at Hearst
hall and at the Town and Gown hall,
for class reunion dinners.
The women of the 1912 class, of whom
there were 70, dined at Town and Gown
hall, as Hearst hall had not provided
space for tables for all the classes at
tending dinners?. At tho college hall
were the women of the 190S, 1909, 1910
and 1911 classes.
Dinners began at 7 o'clock. The floor
in Hearst hall was cleared later and
the women of the four other classes
united with those of 1912. A musical
entertainment was given and addresses
were made by Miss Marguerite Ogden,
Miss Reil Venable, Miss Violet Otto
man, Miss Margaret Hiaar, Miss
Gardner. Miss Alice Portertield and
other alumnae. Bflss Lucy Stohbins,
dean of women, who was present as
guest of honor, with other faculty
women, also spoke.
The class dinners held tonight take
place each year on the eve of the
vStanford-California game.
Unique Program to Awaken In=
terest in Big Project
RICHMOND, Nov. B.—An energetft;
campaign in favor of the tunnel and
harbor bonds to be voted on November
19 will be started by the citizens' cam
paign committee tomorrow night with
a mass meeting in the Richmond high
school auditorium.
In addition to the speakers, moving
pictures will be shown of the Panama
canal and the Panama-Pacific exposi
Monday e% - ening a meeting will be
held in Druids' hall, Tuesday evening
in the fire hall of Company No. 2 and
Wednesday evening in the auditorium
of the Stege grammar .school. Thurs
day evening civic, fraternal and union
organizations will take part in an auto
A big carnival will follow in support
of the bonds, and if they are carried
the city will expend $1,170,000 in water
front improvements.
• .
OAKLAND, Nov. B.—Rev. Orville
Coats, pastor of the Tenth Avenue Bap
tist church, will address the members
of the Young Men's Christian associa
tion Sunday afternoon on "Hod's Op
portunity. -, The address will be pre
ceded with a program by the associa
tion instrumental trio. The members
will participate in a recognition of
"Association Sunday" in the First Con
gregational church Sunday morning.
'Twas All a Mistake Says 18
Year Old Bridegroom After
Three Months Warfare
oak LAND, Nov. S.-—Suit for divorce
was filed today by Gertrude Seymour
against Eugene Seymour, a shoe mer
chant. She complained that she saw
a letter signed "Mrs, Seymour,'" and
when she Inquired about it he
told her it was from "his other wife f n r
the last nine years" and that he
doubted the legality of his marriage to
tiie plaintiff.
She saitl she learned I;- , had a 'Jane
Dbe affinity." who proposed to "hanjc
on to him" and not give him up. Mrs.
Seymour said that her husband forced
her to give him f*e in gold, sign a
rheek, and then told her he did not
wiiat became of her.
Louis 11. Cranwell, aged IS year?,
sued to annul his runaway marriage
with Alice Westphal-CranweU. <
well paid they eloped when ho !
three month! of being: IS yea.rs old and
that he kept the fact hidden from hie
parents. He laid he is separated from
his wife, after many ups and downs.
They were married April L' 3. Mrs.
Crahwell, who aspires to be a stag*
danger, is younger than her husband.
Kmily A. Ochs secured an interlocu
t"iy decree from Albert C Ocbs, an
automobile salesman, for no&support.
A fui.nl decree was given Knos Rosg
from Charles A. Ross for cruelty.
Clara C. Carnie got a divorce from
Harry J. Carnie on the ground of de
Eleven Year Old Berkeley Boy
to Undergo Operation
BERKEUBY. Nov. S.—Dr. Wilbur A.
Sawyer, director of tho state hygienic
laboratory, began Pasteur treatment
this morning of Thomas Hyland. tho 11
year old son of James Hyland. 2003
Hearst avenue, as a precautionary
measure against rallies.
The hoy was bitten October 5 by a
dog owned by Mrs. C, Fraser, 1017
Henry street. The animal was Ini
| pounded, and died Tuesday. The Pa«.
teur treatment of the boy was at once
"T do not think the child will have
rabies," said Doctor Sawyer, "for the
reason that he was bitten while the
dog , was in the incubation stage. But
no chances should be taken, and the
treatment will be continued until
danger is passed."
OAKLAND, Nov. B.—A coal oil stov*
valued nt $10 was stolen from the
Woodmen of the World in Mnosp hall,
Twelfth and Clay streets. The store
of X. flotke, 523 Broadway, was entered
and four overcoats were stolen. H. I*.
Hofraann was robbed of a purse con
taining? $1 in his home, 755 Fifty-fifth
street. A vacant house at Twenty-first
and Myrtle streets was dismantled of
windows, window shades and plumbing ,
fixtures valued at $20.

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